Men have always been considered stronger then female, since the beginning
of time, women have always been suppressed and have been considered to be
the weaker and sublime sex as compared to men. In the early 19th century
after the freedom struggles and feminine rallies, women voices were finally
heard and women were given the due rights and respect which they have
always deserved. Women are now free to vote, work, speak; movement and all
the basic fundamental desires are free and available to every woman of the
world. Women are now free to go to work, attain education in whatever field
they desire and above all women are now provided equal opportunities and
privileges, which were once only available to the men.
Women in education
The differences between boys' and girls' schooling are greatest seen in the
regions with the lowest primary school completion rates and lowest average
incomes. In Sub-Saharan Africa the ratio of girls' to boys' enrollments in
primary and secondary school has hardly changed since 1990, and in 1999 it
stood at 82 percent. In South Asia progress has been greater, but girls'
One of themost favorite TV channel for girls, MTV, regularly includes girls and womenin the traditional role of sex object, as seen in features on the networkand many music videos. These figures are even worse for women of color. Present studies and surveys alsoshow and give evidence to the freedom and powers of women. They do not onlysuffer for being women but also because they belong to specific race andcolor. Mediahas always portrayed women to be nothing more then sex objects. Another study shows that when men are shown in the background of a video,they are most often fully clothed. For the same year,women comprised only 2 of cinematographers, 13 writers, and 17 executiveproducers. African American women earn only 70 cents and Latinos 58 cents forevery dollar that men earn. read teen or adult fashion magazines. At current rates, however, thetarget of eliminating gender inequality in education by 2015 will not bemet, with the literacy rate for women 15-24 projected to be 88 per cent,versus a projected rate of 92 for young men. But today,A 40 yearslater, women are still paid less than men even when they have similareducation, skills and experience. Thisrepresents a global increase in the female literacy rate of approximately 3percentage points from 80 to 83 per cent. Some studies show that repeatedexposure to media with sexual content may influence teens to have sexearlier.